Katie Drake Daneli Partners

Katie Drake

Director of Operations & Leadership Presenter

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Katie’s extensive career in Sales, Communication and Marketing for the last twenty years, helping over 600 businesses across Upstate New York to grow and prosper. She has worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame, WKTV News Channel 2 as a Senior Account Executive and National Regional Sales Manager and then at Charter Spectrum Reach as a Sales Leader with offices in Utica and Oneonta. Her strong community involvement in the city of Little Falls, coupled with her desire to be impactful on a local level, led her to the Daneli Partners Excellence in Education team. Katie’s business relationships, marketing experience and knowledge of general business practices allows her to wear several different hats for our organization, including Executive Director of the Geoffrey H. Davis Excellence in Education Foundation.

What Matters to Katie

Impact. Our work is meaningful because of our impact helping to shape strong leaders of today and the young leaders of tomorrow

Inspirational Leaders

Malala Yousafzai- this young lady is a true illustration of resilience and strength against all odds. She is proof that age, gender, or circumstances have no influence on your significance or the impact you can make on the world.